Gymnastics History: Olympic Champions – MAG Parallel Bars

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This is the eighth post in our new series “Gymnastics History: Olympic Champions”. Over the coming months we will be looking back at former Olympic Champions and also a chance to see how our sport has developed over the years. Every Friday in the lead up to the Olympics in July, Full Twist will post a new article in this series. We will continue this series with the Men’s Parallel Bars Champions of Olympics past. Where possible we have included results,scores and pictures or videos where available.

1868 Athens Olympic Games

  1. Alfred Flatow (GER)
  2. Herman Weingartner (GER)
  3. Louis Zutter (SUI)

1904 St Louis Olympic Games

  1. George Eyser (USA)
  2. Anton Heida (USA)
  3. John Duha (USA)

1924 Paris Olympic Games

  1. August Guttinger (SUI)
  2. Robert Prazak (TCH)
  3. Giorgio Zampori (ITA)

1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games

  1. Ladislav Vacha (TCH)
  2. Josip Primozic (YUG)
  3. Hermann Hanggi (SUI)

1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games

  1. Romeo Neri (ITA)
  2. Istvan Pelle (HUN)
  3. Heikki Savolainen (FIN)

1936 Berlin Olympic Games

  1. Konrad Frey (GER)
  2.  Michael Reusch (SUI)
  3. Karl Schwarzmann (GER)

1948 London Olympic Games

  1. Michael Reusch (SUI)
  2. Veikko Huhtanen (FIN)
  3. Christian Kipfer (SUI) , Josef Stalder (SUI)

1952 Helsinki Olympic Games

  1. Hans Eugster (SUI) 19.650
  2. Viktor Chukarin (URS) 19.600
  3. Josef Stalder (SUI) 19.500

1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

  1. Viktor Chukarin (URS) 19.200
  2. Masumi Kubota (JPN) 19.150
  3. Takehiko Ono (JPN), Masao Takemoto (JPN) 19.100

1960 Rome Olympic Games

  1. Boris Shakhlin (URS) 19.400
  2. Giovanni Carminucci (ITA) 19.375
  3. Takehiko Ono (JPN)  19.350

1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

  1. Yukio Endo (JPN) 19.675
  2. Shuji Tsurumi (JPN) 19.450
  3. Franco Menichelli (ITA) 19.350

1972 Munich Olympic Games

  1. Sawao Kato (JPN) 19.475
  2. Shigeru Kasamatsu (JPN) 19.375
  3. Eizo Kenmotsu (JPN) 19.250

1976 Montreal Olympic Games

  1. Sawao Kato (JPN) 19.675
  2. Nikolai Andrianov (URS) 19.500
  3. Mitsuo Tsukahara (JPN) 19.475

1980 Moscow Olympic Games

  1. Tkachyov Alexandr (URS) 19.775
  2. Dityatin Alexandr (URS) 19.750
  3. Bruckner Roland (RDA) 19.650

1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

  1. Bart Conner (USA) 19.950
  2. Kajitani Nobuyuki (JPN) 19.925
  3. Mitch Gaylord (USA) 19.850

1988 Seoul Olympic Games

  1. Vladimir Artemov (URS) 19.925
  2. Valerii Liukin (URS) 19.900
  3. Sven Tippelt (GDR) 19.750

1992 Barcelona Olympic Games

  1. Vitaly Scherbo (EUN) 9.900
  2. Li Jing (CHN) 9.812
  3. Guo Linyao (CHN) 9.800

 

1996 Atlanta Olympic Games

  1. Rustam Sharipov (UKR) 9.837
  2. Jair Lynch (USA) 9.825
  3. Vitaly Scherbo (BLR) 9.800

2000 Sydney Olympic Games

  1. Li Xiaopeng (CHN) 9.825
  2. Lee Joo – Hyung (KOR) 9.812
  3. Alexei Nemov (RUS) 9.800

2004 Athens Olympic Games

  1. (UKR) 9.787
  2. Hiroyuki Tomita (JPN) 9.775
  3. Li Xiaopeng (CHN) 9.762


2008 Beijing Olympic Games

  1. Li Xiaopeng (CHN) 16.450
  2. Yoo Wonchul (KOR) 16.250
  3. Anton Fokin (UZB) 16.200

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